Dr Annika Beelitz

Dr Annika Beelitz

The Department of Accounting
Lecturer in Accounting
Senior Personal Tutor

Contact details

University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Annika Beelitz is a Lecturer in Accounting at Birmingham Business School. Annika is currently the Senior Academic Tutor of the Department of Accounting. 


  • PhD in Accounting, Bangor University, 2017
  • MSc in Accounting and Finance, Bangor University, 2010
  • BA in International Cultural and Business Studies, University of Passau, 2009


  • Advanced Financial Accounting Practice and Theory (UG) 

Postgraduate supervision

Annika is interested in supervising qualitative research project (predominantly interpretive text analyses) in the areas of corporate social responsibility and reporting and corporate communication. She is interested in supervising topics such as:
• Corporate communication around corporate crisis situations
• Corporate communication on climate change and related topics
• Corporate communication and reporting on carbon emissions
Please also refer to Annika’s publications to get an idea about her research interests and expertise.


Annika’s research interests are corporate social responsibility and reporting and corporate communication. Her research is inter-disciplinary and focuses in particular on corporate communication in response to reputational or legitimacy crises.

Other activities

  • Executive Member of the Board of the Interdisciplinary Perspectives Special Interest Group (IPSIG) within the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) 

Academic Review Experience

  • Member of the editorial review board of Accounting Forum
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Business Ethics
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Social and Environmental Accountability Journal
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Business Research
  • Ad hoc reviewer for British Accounting Review
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Accounting and the Public Interest
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Critical Perspectives in Accounting